British Empire Adventure Stories - £1 @ Poundland
British Empire Adventure Stories  - £1 @ Poundland

British Empire Adventure Stories - £1 @ Poundland

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This is £7.03 at Amazon, £10.39 at W H Smiths and £15.99 at Waterstones.

Paperback, 784 pages - 3 stories:
The Man Who Would Be King (Rudyard Kipling)
King Solomon's Mines
With Clive In India

The Man Who Would Be King; Rudyard Kipling's enthralling adventure follows two former soldiers who set out from British India to establish themselves as Kings in the mountain state of Kafiristan. They believe they can bring peace to a war-torn region and live a life of luxury, but not everything goes entirely to plan.; King Solomon's Mines; Sir Henry Rider Haggard's story about three adventurers on the trail of the fabulous treasures of King Solomon's Mines trekking across deserts, climbing mountains, hacking their way through jungles and fighting for their lives in a tribal war along the way.; With Clive In India; Charlie Marryat goes to India as a writer with the East India Company. After escaping privateers and pirates, he lands safely in Madras to begin his work. Charlie meets Robert Clive, survives the siege of Arcot, and helps a friendly state defend against French attacks. He endures the Black Hole of Calcutta and bravely throws himself into the fray at Plessey. In the end, Charlie returns home to England a hero, and lives out his days regaling his children with the stories of the great Clive of India.

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I picked one of these up in the Bridgend store before Christmas, it was the last one left i'm afraid.
Good book, looks like it's worth more than £1, as the other prices suggest.
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